Noel Desmond Murphy, 59, passed peacefully away on 1st October, 2021, at the Miller Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland, after a short battle with cancer.
Noel is survived by his son Keir Strickland-Murphy, his love Kate Armstrong, his sisters Heather Megill, Norah Murphy, and Tara Murphy, and his favourite mother-in-law Lois Hicks. He is predeceased by his daughter Camille Strickland-Murphy, and his parents Viola and Jerry Murphy.
Noel was a dedicated father, beloved brother, and cherished by friends and family alike. He loved being active – judo, hiking, sailing, golfing and biking. He was a musician, photographer, and sensei. Noel was kind and sincere, and his warm smile and good humour lit up the world around him.
Special thank you to Noel’s dear friends Dan, Carole, Steve and Wanda for their unwavering support. Noel’s family would also like to send a special thank you to the staff at the Miller Centre for their care and compassion. Their personal commitment to his comfort and dignity will never be forgotten.
Donations to the Miller Centre Palliative Care Unit would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.
A celebration of Noel’s life will be held on Tuesday, 12th October, 2021, from 1 to 4 pm, at the Admiral’s Green Clubhouse*, Pippy Park. A tribute to Noel through words and music will be held between 2 and 3 pm. Light refreshments will be available.
*Please note that masks are required.